print shop

Offset and Letterpress

  • AB Dick offset press (max. printing surface 12” x 18”) Operating Manual
  • Vandercook Proof Press 4 (max. printing surface 13” × 18”)
  • Oil-based inks for offset and letterpress
  • Etching and Relief

  • 2x Graves intaglio etching press by Rembrandt Graphic Arts (press 36” × 18,” blankets 36” × 16”)
  • Takach etching press with 4.5’ × 9.5’ bed
  • Brayers, barens, palette knives
  • Etching inks
  • Silkscreen

  • 4x mobile screenprinting stations
  • Vacuum screenprinting table (30” x 40” vacuum area)
  • Silkscreens, various sizes and mesh counts
  • Squeegees, various durometers and sizes (from 6” to 38”)
  • Exposure unit with vacuum seal (max. screen size approx. 36” x 48”)
  • Clean Room

  • Paper guillotine 19.5” × 30”
  • Automatic folding machine
  • Print station for outputting acetates
  • MATERIALS FOR SALE

    • acetates for laser copier (for silkscreen exposure), 8.27” × 11.7”(A4) $1 each
    • Pictorico (printed inkjet transparency, for silkscreen exposure), 42” or 17" wide, $2.50 / sq ft.
    • photo-emulsion for silkscreen, $4 - $12 per screen coat
    • rubylith 16" x 20" sheet, $2
    • photo-sensitive polymer plates for letterpress: half sheet $24 (16.5” × 11.75”), quarter sheet $12 (8.25” × 11.75”)
    • offset plates, 12” × 18,” $3 each

    When possible, donated paper and silkscreen inks are available in the Printshop - you may take some, or leave some. If you want something specific, or are creating an edition, it is recommended that you bring your own.

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    WOODSHOP

  • ShopBot CNC router (4’ × 8’ × 6” cutting area)
  • Tormach CNC Mill
  • Assorted Hand & Power Tools
  • Planer
  • Drill Press
  • Belt Sander
  • Spindle Sander
  • Miter Saw
  • Jet 18" Band Saw
  • FAB LAB

  • Epilog Mini 24 laser cutter (35 Watt, 24” × 12”)
  • Shapeoko 2 CNC Milling Machine (298mm x 301mm x 54mm cutting area)
  • Modela MDX-20 Milling Machine
  • Roland CX-24 Vinyl Cutter
  • Merrow Style A-3DW Serger
  • Singer 281 Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Desktop Sewing Machines
  • Formech XQ300 Vinyl Cutter
  • Ultimaker 2 3D Printer
  • Lulzbot TAZ5 3D Printer w/ Dual Extrusion Head
  • Soldering and Electronics Workstations
  • media arts

    Paul Krot Community Darkroom

    The Community Darkroom consists of a Group Darkroom and a Solo/Advanced Darkroom.

  • Sprint Chemistry
  • Trays up to 20” × 24”
  • Patterson film tanks and reels
  • Print easels
  • Contact printers
  • Squeegee board w/squeegee
  • Ilford and Kodak contrast filter sets
  • Grain focusers
  • Print drying racks
  • Film drying bag and clips
  • Fiber based paper print dryer
  • Bessler 35mm Enlargers
  • Omega VC Enlarger
  • Archival print washer
  • Ilford 8” × 10” Enlarger
  • Omega D5500 Enlarger
  • Archival Print Washer 20” × 24” max. capacity

    Media Arts Lab

  • (6) Macs running OSX Lion and Adobe Master Suite Collection CC, WiFi access
  • Epson film scanner
  • Large Format Print Station

  • Canon iPF8400 Inkjet Printer - 44” wide, $2.50/sq ft
  • Epson Stylus Pro4800 Inkjet Printer - 17” wide $2/sq ft, Matte Black ink only
  • Rotatrim Professional 24” rotary paper cutter
  • Logan 32” mat cutter
  • Seal dry mounting/laminating press
  • Lighting Studio

  • 4-light copy stand
  • 3-point studio strobe kit with backdrop
  • 4-softbox lighting kit with daylight fluorescents
  • Photography and Video studio with seamless backdrop (Black, white and green)
  • Editing Suite

  • Zoom H4n portable audio recorder
  • Tascam DR-680 multi-channel portable audio recorder
  • Private production suite with Adobe Master Suite CC
  • Broadcast-quality microphones
  • MATERIALS FOR SALE

    The following materials are available for large format printing

  • Pictorico (printed inkjet transparency, for silkscreen exposure), 44” or 17" wide, $2.50 / sq ft.
  • Canon matte paper, 36" wide, $2.50 / sq ft.
  • Universal Bond, 36" wide, $2.50 / sq ft.